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A 2017 NFC South Glance from the Falcons Nest

By Cory Woodroof

The NFC South has been hyped up ever since free agency began in March.

Each of the Falcons’ rivals have made moves that will see them hypothetically improve in 2017. The Bucs had the most publicity, assembling a nasty group of targets for Jameis Winston. The Panthers added a speedy Stanford product among other names and the Saints declared their love for running the ball.

This writer still expects the Dirty Birds to claim the division title next year, but the road won’t be any easier. Here’s why.

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The Rise Up Reader 2017 Falcons Schedule Prediction

By Cory Woodroof

The Atlanta Falcons have unveiled their 2017 season schedule, and we’ve got an in-depth look at what we think the think the team will do with this new slate of games.

We were one game off in 2016 – predicting a 10-6 record in an 11-5 year, but we had no clue the team would crack off a historic offense and a Super Bowl run (though one that came up short).

In 2017, how do we think the team will do? Let’s take a look. Continue reading